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CIGARETTE CASE

Made by: Anders Nevalainen

Currently in storage


About this object

The cigarette case is made in a cylinder shape which opens lengthwise with a cabochon ruby thumb piece. The exterior has been chased in a ribbed pattern with five ribs wider at one end alternating with ribs wider at the opposite. The hinge is concealed. The interior is gilded and has hooks for elastic holders, one of which remains.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
CIGARETTE CASE
Made from:
Silver -- ruby
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1908-1917
Size:
9.1 × 3.3 cm (3 9/16 × 1 5/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.594
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK inside: 88 for silver content; kokoshnik facing right (1908-1917); alpha for St. Petersburg; K. Fabergé in Cyrillic; on both sides: A. N. for Anders Nevalainen; one side: scratched inventory number 17591
Credit line:
Museum Purchase, 1990
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered"